cattle liver fluke

cattle liver fluke
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English-Korean animal medical dictionary. 2013.

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  • liver fluke — n any of various trematode worms that invade the mammalian liver esp one of the genus Fasciola (F. hepatica) that is a major parasite of the liver, bile ducts, and gallbladder of cattle and sheep, causes fascioliasis in humans, and uses snails of …   Medical dictionary

  • fluke disease — fluke disease, an often fatal disease of the liver, especially in cattle and sheep, characterized by anemia, weakness, and swollen jaws; fascioliasis. It is caused by a liver fluke that lives as a larva in snails and then encysts on grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluke — fluke1 /floohk/, n. 1. the part of an anchor that catches in the ground, esp. the flat triangular piece at the end of each arm. See diag. under anchor. 2. a barb, or the barbed head, of a harpoon, spear, arrow, or the like. 3. either half of the… …   Universalium

  • liver-rot — /liv euhr rot /, n. Vet. Pathol. a disease chiefly of sheep and cattle, characterized by sluggishness, weight loss, and local damage to the liver, caused by infection from the liver fluke. Also called distomatosis, fascioliasis, liver fluke… …   Universalium

  • liver-rot — /liv euhr rot /, n. Vet. Pathol. a disease chiefly of sheep and cattle, characterized by sluggishness, weight loss, and local damage to the liver, caused by infection from the liver fluke. Also called distomatosis, fascioliasis, liver fluke… …   Useful english dictionary

  • liver rot — n a disease that is caused by liver flukes esp. in sheep and cattle and is marked by sluggishness, anemia, and wasting and by great local damage to the liver see DISTOMATOSIS compare BLACK DISEASE * * * a form of fascioliasis seen in cattle and… …   Medical dictionary

  • american fluke — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : the large liver fluke (Fascioloides magna) of cattle and related game mammals compare liver fluke …   Useful english dictionary

  • lancet fluke — n a small liver fluke of the genus Dicrocoelium (D. dendriticum syn. D. lanceolatum) widely distributed in sheep and cattle and rarely infecting humans * * * Dicrocoelium dendriticum …   Medical dictionary

  • lancet fluke — noun : a small liver fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum or D. lanceolatum) widely distributed in sheep and cattle and rarely occurring in man …   Useful english dictionary

  • Newcomb's snail — Drawing of Erinna newcombi. Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Fasciolosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 B66.3 ICD 9 121.3 …   Wikipedia

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